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Cigarette packs 'opposition growing'

BBC News - 41 min 17 sec ago
The government faces growing disquiet from some Conservative MPs over plans to introduce standardised cigarette packaging in England, opponents believe.
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Apple profit 'biggest in history'

BBC News - 45 min 53 sec ago
Record sales of iPhones help Apple to report a first quarter profit of $18bn, the biggest ever quarterly profit for a public company.
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Police take people to A&E 115 times

BBC News - 56 min 34 sec ago
Patients were taken to accident and emergency units by police in Wales more than 100 times during December, with the majority of trips taken because no ambulances were available.
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VIDEO: Women Jihadists 'drawn in online'

BBC News - 1 hour 1 min ago
The BBC's Frank Gardner speaks to a woman who works with the UK government to tackle the growing problem of women from western Europe going to join Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
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NI braced for snow and blizzards

BBC News - 1 hour 21 min ago
A snow warning is in force across Northern Ireland for the rest of the week.
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Yahoo to spin-off Alibaba stake

BBC News - 1 hour 35 min ago
Yahoo announces a plan to spin-off its 15% stake in China's Alibaba Group and hand the business to its shareholders.
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Selma star defends Benedict Cumberbatch

BBC News - 1 hour 51 min ago
David Oyelowo, who plays Martin Luther King in Selma, says it's "ridiculous" to attack Benedict Cumberbatch for using the term "coloured" during an interview.
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Maths summit to improve performance

BBC News - 2 hours 17 min ago
Maths teachers from across Wales are being brought together to improve pupil performance as the education minister orders an action plan.
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Family await murder negligence claim

BBC News - 2 hours 17 min ago
The family of a woman who was murdered by her boyfriend after twice calling 999 for help are to find out if they can sue two police forces for negligence.
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N Korea leader 'to visit Russia'

BBC News - 2 hours 30 min ago
Russia says North Korea's leader has accepted an invitation to Moscow, South Korean media reports, but Kim Jong-un is not mentioned by name.
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Foreigners dead in Tripoli attack

BBC News - 2 hours 32 min ago
Militants attack a hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli, killing at least nine people including five foreigners, officials say.
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Japan condemns Goto hostage video

BBC News - 2 hours 51 min ago
PM Shinzo Abe condemns a "despicable" Islamic State threat to kill hostage Kenji Goto within 24 hours, saying Japan is working for his release.
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565 callouts for RNLI's crews

BBC News - 3 hours 6 min ago
RNLI lifeboats and lifeguards answered 565 calls for help in Northern Ireland in 2014, the charity's annual statistics show.
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Care calculator launched by BBC

BBC News - 3 hours 8 min ago
The BBC has launched an online guide about how the care system for the over-65s works and how much services cost.
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Childhood crimes 'can be reviewed'

BBC News - 3 hours 9 min ago
People with a childhood criminal record will be able to ask for a review under new plans revealed by the Northern Ireland justice minister.
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Miliband in the spotlight - papers

BBC News - 3 hours 16 min ago
The front pages focus on criticism of Ed Miliband, and the first day of the inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko.
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Mexico insists 43 students are dead

BBC News - 3 hours 28 min ago
Mexico's attorney general insists that 43 students who disappeared four months ago were killed and their bodies burnt and disposed of.
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Asylum group 'legally held at sea'

BBC News - 3 hours 53 min ago
Australia's month-long detention of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers at sea last year was legal, the High Court rules.
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Keys through to face Serena in semi

BBC News - 4 hours 9 min ago
Unseeded Madison Keys beats Venus Williams to set up an Australian Open semi-final with top seed Serena Williams.
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Trying to prevent radicalisation with humour

BBC News - 4 hours 24 min ago
Can this man stop young people becoming radicals?
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